Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards

Rules


 
Proposed regulations and rules
Proposed amendments to regulations relating to the specialities and subspecialties in medicine and dentistry - GN R341 / GG 34205 / 20110415 View document
Proposed amendment to the rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications - BN 167 / GG 34704 / 20111028 View document
Proposed amendments to the rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications - BN 37 / GG 35139 / 20120316 View document
Proposed amendments to the rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qaulifications - BN 163 / GG 36707 / 20130802 View document


Regulations
Regulations relating to the inspection of the evaluation and the teaching of medical and dental students in the republic of South Africa – GN R2270/76   View document
Regulations relating to the registration and training of interns in medicine – GN R57/2004   View document
Regulations relating to the conditions under which registered health assistants may practise their profession – GN R2350/76   View document
Regulations relating to the conditions under which registered anaesthetist's assistants may practise their profession – GN R2362/76   View document
Regulations relating to student interns – GG13754/92   View document
Regulations relating to the dispensing of medicines by medical practitioners and dentists – GN R1730/85   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of persons as general practitioners and family physicians in medicine – GN R1200/2000   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of persons as general practitioners in dentistry – GN R1201/2000   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of persons who qualified outside South Africa as interns, medical practitioners or dentists – GN R1203/2000   View document
Regulations relating to the specialities and sub-specialities in medicine and dentistry – GN R590/2001   View document
Regulations relating to the constitution of the medical and dental professional board – GN R1252/2008   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of medical practitioners and dentists restricted to non-clinical practice, 2003 – GN 357/2004   View document
Regulations defining the scope of practise of clinical associates – GN R1390/2016   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of students, undergraduate curricula and professional examinations in dentistry – GN R140/2009   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of students, undergraduate curricula and professional examinations in medicine – GN R139/2009   View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of medicine – GN R237/2009   View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of dentistry – GN R238/2009   View document
Regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of medical scientists, 2009 - GN R581/2009   View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of medical science, 2009 - GN R579/2009   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of interns in medical science, 2009 - GN R578/2009   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of students in medical science, 2009 - GN R580/2009   View document
Regulations relating to establishment of Professional Boards - GG 25281/2003   View document
Regulations relating to suspension of Practitioners - GG 23998/2002   View document
Regualtions relating to the registration of Health Practitioners restricted to non-clinical practice - GG 30806/2008   View document
Regulations relating to the nominations and appointments of members of a Professional Board - GG 31633/2008   View document
Regulations relating to exemption of juristic persons from the operation of certain provisions of the Act - GG 15627/1994   View document
Regulations relating to the functions and functioning of Professional Boards - GG 20371/1999   View document
Regulations relating to fines which may be imposed by a committee of inquiry against practitioners found guilty of improper or digraceful conduct under the Health Professions Act, 1974 - GG 33385/2010   View document
Regulations relating to the returns and information to be furnished by registerd persons - GG 13444/1991   View document
Regulations relating to perfomance of community service led by persons registering in of the Health Professions Act, 1974 - GG 34494/2011   View document
Regulations relating to impairment of students and practitioners - GG 22351/2001   View document
Regulations relating to the conduct of inuiries into alleged unprofessional conduct under the Health Professions Act, 1974 - GG 31859/2009   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of persons who hold qualifications not prescribed for registration - GG 31859/2009   View document
Regulations relating to the conditions under which registered Medical Physicists may practise their profession   View document
Regulations relating to the registration of certain categories of Medical Scientists GG 17721/1997   View document
Regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of Medical Scientists GG 32244/2009   View document


Rules
Rule 21 of the generic ethical and professional rules of the HPCSA as promulgated in government gazette R717/2006 View document
Rules for the registration of health assistants – GN R2349/76 View document
Rules for the registration of anaesthetist's assistants – Gen N 904/83 View document
Rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications – BN 35/99 View document
Rules relating to continuing education and training in medicine and dentistry – BN 11/2002 (Repealed by BN 29 / GG 29716 / 20070323) View document
Rules Relating to the conduct of the business and the procedure meetings of the Council View document
Ethical rules of conduct for practitioners registerd under the Health Professional Act - GG 36183/2013 View document
Rules relating to continuing education and training for registerd Health Practitioners - GG 30253/2007 View document
Rules relating to the registration of Medical Practitioners and dentists of additional qualification View document
Rules relating to the registration of students in the Supplementary Health Service Professions View document
Rules relating to the registration of Medical Scientists in training View document
Rules relating to the registration of Medical Physicists in training View document
Rules relating to the registration of Biomedical Engineers View document
Rules for the registration of Clinical Biochemists GG 11152/1997 View document
Rules for the registration of Medical Biological Scientists GG 18394/1997 View document
Rules for the regulation of Genetic Councellors GG 18394/1997 View document
Rules relating to the payment of annual fees View document